The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 26 18 12
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Linux 11 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 4.91% 12.28% 8.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.57% 56.00% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 4
Median salary £41,250 £36,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.79% +20.83%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 51 25 17
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 22.77% 21.93% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 38 18 14
Median salary £40,000 £36,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +20.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £33,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Linux as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Belfast

Linux
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux in Belfast.

Salary trend for Linux in Belfast

Linux
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Belfast over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux in Belfast

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Linux.

1 16 (53.33%) Java
2 14 (46.67%) Unix
3 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 10 (33.33%) Degree
4 8 (26.67%) Internet
4 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
5 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
5 7 (23.33%) SQL
5 7 (23.33%) Oracle
5 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
5 7 (23.33%) Data Management
6 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) Spring
6 6 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 6 (20.00%) JSON
6 6 (20.00%) Python
6 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (20.00%) XML
6 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (20.00%) REST
6 6 (20.00%) Big Data
6 6 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (13.33%) C++
8 4 (13.33%) XSL
8 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
2 6 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (26.67%) Internet
3 3 (10.00%) NAS
3 3 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (20.00%) Big Data
1 6 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 6 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Senior Linux Support
3 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Test Automation Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Test Scripter
5 3 (10.00%) Test Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (20.00%) JSON
1 6 (20.00%) REST
1 6 (20.00%) Spring
1 6 (20.00%) XML
2 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 4 (13.33%) Ext JS
2 4 (13.33%) Highcharts JS
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) XSL
3 3 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) Social Media
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) Unix
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (23.33%) Data Management
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (13.33%) Cyber Intelligence
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Release Management
4 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Web Development
5 3 (10.00%) KYC
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
5 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.00%) User Stories
6 2 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps
7 1 (3.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Java
2 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 6 (20.00%) Python
4 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.33%) C++
6 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Actimize
2 4 (13.33%) Cognizant
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) SaltStack
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